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SubjectRe: More information on scsi_cmd_cache leak... (bisect)
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On Fri, 2006-01-27 at 13:06 -0600, Mike Christie wrote:
> It does not have anything to do with this in scsi_io_completion does it?
>
> if (blk_complete_barrier_rq(q, req, good_bytes >> 9))
> return;
>
> For that case the scsi_cmnd does not get freed. Does it come back around
> again and get released from a different path?

It looks such a likely candidate, doesn't it. Unfortunately, Tejun Heo
removed that code around 6 Jan (in [BLOCK] update SCSI to use new
blk_ordered for barriers), so if it is that, then the latest kernels
should now not be leaking.

However, all the avaliable evidence does seem to point to the write
barrier enforcement. I'll take another look over those code paths.

James


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